14 Nov 2016 - 14 Nov 2016
A certificate course for staff working with international boarders
Dates: Monday, 14 November 2016 AND Wednesday, 8 March 2017 (BOTH DAYS MUST BE ATTENDED)
Venue: Baden Powell House Conference Centre, 65-67 Queen's Gate, London, SW7 5JS
Cost: £425 per student. This covers the two study days, including lunch and refreshments on each day, fees for the external speakers, associated tutor costs, and the costs of marking and moderation of course assignments. (£600 for non-members)
Audience: This course is aimed at any member of staff in school or college that wish to improve their academic and pastoral support for international boarders.
Key Elements of the new Certificate Course Programme:
- The strategic nature and importance of the international boarding market
- Why international students seek a British education
- Cultural identity, cultural values, and cultural difference
- Induction, culture shock and integration
- Identifying and meeting the pastoral and academic needs of the international student
Format: This course will involve presentations, group discussions and case studies. Each Study Day will begin at 10.30am and will finish at 3.30pm. You will be supported by course tutors. The course assignment is designed to help you focus on one aspect related to international boarders with a view to improving that provision/support.
Course Outcomes: Successful students will have gained knowledge and skills to allow them to add value to the way in which their school or college support their international boarding community.